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Qatar Grand Prix 2023

What time does the 2023 F1 Qatar Grand Prix start?

Qatar will host the 17th round of the 2023 F1 season. Find out when the Qatar Grand Prix starts - wherever you are in the world.

Qatar F1
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This weekend marks the second-ever Qatar Grand Prix, after the track made its debut in 2021.

The Sprint format returns, with just one sole practice session in place before the drivers jump into qualifying on Friday evening.

Max Verstappen can clinch the title this weekend and continue Red Bull's celebrations after it won the Constructors' Championship last time out in Japan.

Qatar's race takes place under lights and the event will commence at 22:00 local time in Lusail. Use our table below to find out when the Qatar Grand Prix starts in your time zone.


Time zone Race start time
Pacific Daylight Time 10:00
Central Daylight Time 12:00
Eastern Daylight Time 13:00
Brasilia Time 14:00
British Summer Time 18:00
Central European Summer Time 19:00
Gulf Standard Time 21:00
India Standard Time 22:30
Western Indonesian Time 23:00
China Standard Time 01:00 (Monday)
Korea Standard Time 02:00 (Monday)
Australian Eastern Standard Time 03:00 (Monday)
New Zealand Time 06:00 (Monday)

F1 2023 Qatar Grand Prix RN365 News dossier


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